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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Opistognathidae Jawfishes

Genus: Stalix

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Photo by Shen, D.

Western Indian Ocean

Stalix davidsheni Klausewitz, 1985

Photo by Shen, D.
 
Stalix davidsheni
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Stalix dicra Smith-Vaniz, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stalix dicra
[Forked jawfish]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3.4 cm SL
Stalix eremia Smith-Vaniz, 1989

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stalix eremia
[Solitary jawfish]
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Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Stalix flavida
[]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 3 cm SL

 
Stalix histrio
[Harlequin jawfish]

Photo by Okamoto, M.

Western Pacific.

Stalix immaculata Xu & Zhan, 1980

Photo by Okamoto, M.
 
Stalix immaculata
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 7.2 cm TL

 
Stalix moenensis
[Muna jawfish]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 4.2 cm TL

 
Stalix omanensis
[Oman jawfish]

Photo by Shao, K.T.

Western Pacific

Stalix sheni Smith-Vaniz, 1989

Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Stalix sheni
[]
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Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Stalix toyoshio
[]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Western Central Pacific.
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Stalix versluysi (Weber, 1913)

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Stalix versluysi
[Versluys' jawfish]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Stalix davidsheni Western Indian Ocean 1985
Stalix dicra Forked jawfish Western Central Pacific. 3.9 SL 1989
Stalix eremia Solitary jawfish Western Central Pacific. 3.4 SL 1989
Stalix flavida Eastern Indian Ocean 1989
Stalix histrio Harlequin jawfish Indo-West Pacific 3 SL 1902
Stalix immaculata Western Pacific. 1980
Stalix moenensis Muna jawfish Western Central Pacific. 7.2 TL 1922
Stalix omanensis Oman jawfish Western Indian Ocean 4.2 TL 1939
Stalix sheni Western Pacific 1989
Stalix toyoshio Northwest Pacific 4.3 SL 1999
Stalix versluysi Versluys' jawfish Western Central Pacific. 3.8 SL 1913



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